Best All-Boys Boarding Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 32 all-boys boarding schools serving 9,802 students located throughout the United States and Canada.
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Chaminade College Preparatory School Photo - Chaminade is located 20 minutes outside of Downtown St. Louis in the lovely, safe, green neighborhood of Creve Coeur. Our 55 acre campus is fun and lively throughout the school year and a wonderful place not only to study and play but also to become part of the family.
Marine Military Academy Photo - Nearly all MMA graduates earn acceptance at the college level or appointment to the service academies. Many matriculate to top-tier universities throughout the United States and the world: Arizona State University; Auburn University; Babson College; Baylor University; Berklee College of Music; Boston College; California Maritime Academy; California Polytechnic State University; California State: Chico; California State: Fullerton; California State: Sacramento; Carnegie Mellon University; Chaminade University of Hawaii; Clemson University;College of the Ozarks ; Colorado School of Mines; Colorado State University; Cornell University; Daniel Webster College; DePauw University; Delta State University; Duquesne University; East Carolina University; Embry Riddle University ; Florida Atlantic University; Florida International University ; Florida State University; Great Lakes Maritime Academy; Hawaii Pacific University; Houston Baptist University; Johnson & Wales University; Incarnate Word University; Illinois Institute of Technology; Indiana University; Lehigh University; Louisiana State University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Maritime Academy; McMurray University; Michigan State University; Montana State University; Murray State University; New Mexico Institute of Technology; New Mexico State University; North Carolina State; North Georgia State College; Northern Arizona University; Northeastern University; Norwich University; Ohio State University; Oklahoma State University; Otterbein College; Penn State; Purdue University; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Rice University; Rochester Institute of Technology; Sam Houston State University; San Diego State University; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Santa Clara University; Sarah Lawrence College; Sonoma State University; Southern Methodist University; Southern New Hampshire University ; Southwestern University; St. Edward’s University; St. Louis University; St. John’s University; St. Mary’s University; Stephen F. Austin University; Swarthmore; Texas A & M University; Texas A & M at Commerce; Texas A&M at Corpus Christi; Texas A & M at Galveston; Texas A & M at Kingsville; Texas Christian University; Texas Lutheran University; Texas State University; Texas Tech University; The Citadel; Trinity University; Tulane University; United States Air Force Academy; United States Merchant Marine Academy; United States Military Academy; United States Naval Academy; University of Alabama; University of Alaska: Anchorage; University of Arizona; University of California: Davis; University of California: Northridge; University of Central Florida; University of Chicago; University of Cincinnati; University of Colorado; University of Denver; University of Georgia; University of Houston; University of Louisiana at Lafayette; University of Massachusetts: Boston; University of Miami; University of Mississippi; University of Missouri: Rolla; University of Nebraska; University of Nevada: Las Vegas; University of North Carolina: Charlotte; University of North Dakota; University of North Texas; University of Oklahoma; University of Oregon; University of Puget Sound; University of Southern California; University of St. Thomas; University of The South (Sewanee); University of Texas at Austin; University of Texas at Arlington University of Texas at Dallas; University of Texas at San Antonio; University of Tulsa; University of Washington; University of Wyoming; Villanova University; Virginia Military Institute; Virginia Tech University; Wabash College; Webster University; West Virginia University; Westminster College; Yale University; London School of Economics (UK); University of Manchester (UK)…just to name a few!
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Chaminade College Preparatory School Photo - Chaminade is located 20 minutes outside of Downtown St. Louis in the lovely, safe, green neighborhood of Creve Coeur. Our 55 acre campus is fun and lively throughout the school year and a wonderful place not only to study and play but also to become part of the family.
Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Boland Hall is the home to many of Prep's 110 resident students. Our campus is less than 5 miles from the Nation's Capital
Eaglebrook School Photo - At the heart of the school is the shared life of teachers, their families, and boys working together. This is the common room of Halsted House, one of five dormitories on campus.
Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo
Woodberry Forest School Photo
Avon Old Farms School Photo - Because of the quality and experience of the faculty/staff and the careful organization of time set aside for personal instruction and guidance, we believe that a boy will find a superior academic program at Avon Old Farms.
Camden Military Academy Photo - A Proud Family!
Cardigan Mountain School Photo - Digital Arts Media Lab
Fishburne Military School Photo
Riverside Military Academy Photo
Grand River Academy Photo - Bud Field Student Center
Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
McCallie School Photo - McCallie's academic programs go beyond merely mastering the necessary material. They excel at teaching students to think. McCallie does not teach courses or subjects; McCallie teaches boys.
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
Hillside School Photo
Marine Military Academy Photo - Nearly all MMA graduates earn acceptance at the college level or appointment to the service academies. Many matriculate to top-tier universities throughout the United States and the world: Arizona State University; Auburn University; Babson College; Baylor University; Berklee College of Music; Boston College; California Maritime Academy; California Polytechnic State University; California State: Chico; California State: Fullerton; California State: Sacramento; Carnegie Mellon University; Chaminade University of Hawaii; Clemson University;College of the Ozarks ; Colorado School of Mines; Colorado State University; Cornell University; Daniel Webster College; DePauw University; Delta State University; Duquesne University; East Carolina University; Embry Riddle University ; Florida Atlantic University; Florida International University ; Florida State University; Great Lakes Maritime Academy; Hawaii Pacific University; Houston Baptist University; Johnson & Wales University; Incarnate Word University; Illinois Institute of Technology; Indiana University; Lehigh University; Louisiana State University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Maritime Academy; McMurray University; Michigan State University; Montana State University; Murray State University; New Mexico Institute of Technology; New Mexico State University; North Carolina State; North Georgia State College; Northern Arizona University; Northeastern University; Norwich University; Ohio State University; Oklahoma State University; Otterbein College; Penn State; Purdue University; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Rice University; Rochester Institute of Technology; Sam Houston State University; San Diego State University; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Santa Clara University; Sarah Lawrence College; Sonoma State University; Southern Methodist University; Southern New Hampshire University ; Southwestern University; St. Edward’s University; St. Louis University; St. John’s University; St. Mary’s University; Stephen F. Austin University; Swarthmore; Texas A & M University; Texas A & M at Commerce; Texas A&M at Corpus Christi; Texas A & M at Galveston; Texas A & M at Kingsville; Texas Christian University; Texas Lutheran University; Texas State University; Texas Tech University; The Citadel; Trinity University; Tulane University; United States Air Force Academy; United States Merchant Marine Academy; United States Military Academy; United States Naval Academy; University of Alabama; University of Alaska: Anchorage; University of Arizona; University of California: Davis; University of California: Northridge; University of Central Florida; University of Chicago; University of Cincinnati; University of Colorado; University of Denver; University of Georgia; University of Houston; University of Louisiana at Lafayette; University of Massachusetts: Boston; University of Miami; University of Mississippi; University of Missouri: Rolla; University of Nebraska; University of Nevada: Las Vegas; University of North Carolina: Charlotte; University of North Dakota; University of North Texas; University of Oklahoma; University of Oregon; University of Puget Sound; University of Southern California; University of St. Thomas; University of The South (Sewanee); University of Texas at Austin; University of Texas at Arlington University of Texas at Dallas; University of Texas at San Antonio; University of Tulsa; University of Washington; University of Wyoming; Villanova University; Virginia Military Institute; Virginia Tech University; Wabash College; Webster University; West Virginia University; Westminster College; Yale University; London School of Economics (UK); University of Manchester (UK)…just to name a few!
The Phelps School Photo - Founded in 1946, The Phelps School is dedicated to the personalized education for the boy who seeks success academically, personally and socially. Our first obligation is to create a caring, sensitive climate which emphasizes the positive in every situation.
Trinity-Pawling School Photo - One of the School`s most distinctive attributes is its signatory Effort System. Each boy at Trinity-Pawling is recognized and assessed in terms of the effort he devotes to a given endeavor. The learning objective inherent in this ethos of effort is to teach young people that the more they invest of themselves the greater their accomplishments will be.
Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Students with Father Cassian
Missouri Military Academy Photo - Established in 1889, Missouri Military Academy has transformed young men into leaders who are well-educated, prepared gentlemen of character. Our long history and distinct traditions inspire a sense of pride and duty among the young men who seek to fulfill their potential at MMA.

Top All-Boys Boarding Schools (2021-22)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888) 762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800) 464-2866

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 405 students
  • Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434) 985-2811

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • Bridgton Academy
    Bridgton Academy Photo - Our Humanities Center is one of two academic buildings on campus, and the hub for our academic administration, Focused Academic Coaching, Academic Support, and the Marcella/Sands Lecture Hall.
    All-boys 
    PO Box 292
    North BridgtonME 04057
    (207) 647-3322

    Grades: 12-12, PG | 170 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800) 948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • 62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    (603) 523-3548

    Grades: 6-9 | 233 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314) 692-6645

    Grades: 6-12 | 800 students
  • Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828) 684-6232

    Grades: 8-12 | 293 students
  • 271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-9111

    Grades: 6-9 | 250 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540) 946-7706

    Grades: 7-12 | 150 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800) 462-3862

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 330 students
  • Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Average class size is 16. Student to teacher ratio is 8:1. Boarding Faculty to Student Ratio is 1:5
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301) 214-1215

    Grades: 9-12 | 494 students
  • 3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440) 275-2811

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
  • 14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802) 387-4545

    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    (800) 432-2480

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 141 students
  • Hillside School
    Hillside School Photo
    All-boys 
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508) 485-3483

    Grades: 4-9 | 165 students
  • The Kiski School
    The Kiski School Photo - Kiski's outdoor classroom and project-based learning culture gives boys the opportunity to get out of traditional four-walled classrooms and experience the beautiful scenery that Western Pennsylvania autumn offers! With our dedicated STEAM and Makerspace areas, young men get to roll up their sleeves and enjoy hands-on learning!
    All-boys 
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724) 639-8035

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 students
  • 320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 261 students
  • McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - McCallie's academic programs go beyond merely mastering the necessary material. They excel at teaching students to think. McCallie does not teach courses or subjects; McCallie teaches boys.
    All-boys 
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (800) 234-2163

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 948 students
  • 204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    (573) 581-1776

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 220 students
  • Mount Michael Benedictine School
    Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 238-1457

    Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
  • 583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    (610) 644-1754

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 110 students
  • 2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    (877) 692-2338

    Grades: 6-12 | 290 students
  • 6727 South Chippawa Rd
    Wellandport, OntarioCanada 12345
    (905) 386-6203

    Grades: 5-12 | 125 students
  • 4175 West 29th Avenue
    Vancouver, BCCanada V6S1V1
    (604) 221-3890

    Grades: 8-12 | K-12 (day) | 1150 students
  • Saint Stanislaus High School
    Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    304 S. Beach Blvd.
    Bay St. LouisMS 39520
    (228) 467-9057

    Grades: 7-12 | 386 students
  • Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo - Salisbury School
    All-boys 
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    (860) 435-5732

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 310 students
  • 174 Ward Circle
    Camp HillAL 36850
    (256) 675-6260

    Grades: 6-12 | 110 students
  • Subiaco Academy
    Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Students with Father Cassian
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    (479) 422-9775

    Grades: 7-12 | 150 students
  • Trinity-Pawling School
    Trinity-Pawling School Photo - Find your home away from home on our stunning 230-acre campus. We're a buzzing community, with 8 dorms, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, a chapel, and an Arts Center with a theater and painting studios. Zip into New York City by train for cultural activities, or enjoy the great outdoors just minutes from campus.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845) 855-4825

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day) | 290 students
  • 1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    (610) 989-1200

    Grades: 7-12 | 250 students
  • 241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    (888) 798-9371

    Grades: 9-12 | 405 students

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